Orange electric typewriter against a white background. Image Copyright 2018 by Gabriel Connor Salter.

Where Do Writers Get Their Ideas?

Some time ago I wrote an article for The Odyssey Online which were published and then accidentally taken down due to server issues. I haven't been able to get those articles live again on the Odyssey's site, but I was able to recreate them and post the new versions on my Steemit account. Here's one …

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A man hands a copy of the Bible to Henry VII in an illustration from the 1992 book "History of the Pilgrims and Puritans." You can find this photo on Wikipedia and Flickr, it's public domain.

Answering the Puritans Part 2

In this series (click here for Part 1), I'm looking at 5 questions about arts based on something a Puritan wrote and giving some answers. Question (1 of 5): Can an originally pagan activity be good? Answer: Christians certainly shouldn’t do activities that are part of pagan festivals or involve doing sinful things. However, God can …

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10 Tips for Surviving a Universal Monster Movie

With Halloween coming up next month, I decided to finish watching Universal Studios' best-known monster movies (Frankenstein, Dracula, The Invisible Man, The Mummy, The Creature from the Black Lagoon). I've already mentioned one of these movies in a recent article, and plan to analyze another in an article I'll release at the end of October. For now, …

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